City Beautiful Commission Inspections

Title

City Beautiful Commission Inspections

Subject

Civic Life

Description

This letter was sent to Ms. Compton about the area she was to inspect. She was to inspect the area once per month and was asked to note: stopped up drains, dirty streets and gutters, insufficient garbage cans (less than 2), bad garbage conditions, unsightly yards and lots, high grass and weeds, hedge overhanging sidewalks, overhanging tree limbs, traffic hazards, visible street signs, bad looking fences and garages – those needing paint and repair, attractive, new buildings, buildings being improved (Commercial & Industrial), homes being improved – yards landscaped, etc. Any problems were to be reported to the City Beautiful Office, so that the Field Inspectors could contact the offenders to remedy the conditions.

Creator

Commission Government, Department of Public Works

Source

Mississippi Valley Collection

Publisher

The University of Memphis Libraries

Date

January 31, 1958

Contributor

Thomason, Clara

Rights

Digital Image © 2015, University of Memphis Libraries Preservation and Special Collections Department. All rights reserved.

Relation

Hist4851, Spring 2015

Files

Citation

Commission Government, Department of Public Works, “City Beautiful Commission Inspections,” Making an Impact: The Lives of Tennessee Women, accessed September 21, 2018, https://umhist4851.omeka.net/items/show/11.